The East Has Set


Documentary, DVD with English subtitles

How, when and why was our umbilical cord to the East cut? This history documentary is based on the correspondences of journalist Kostas Missaelidis on the Asia Minor Campaign (1919-1922). The tragedy unfolds through the writings of Asia Minor-born war correspondent, journalist and poet. From the harsh battlefields and the ruins, the human drama emerges.


Direction: Alexandros Papaeliou

Music: John Borgias

Historical Consultant: Irini Sarioglou

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